Augusta Technical College and Local Nonprofit Band of Brothers, Inc. Announce Juneteenth Augusta Celebration

by Kimberly Holden

Posted on May 09, 2022 at 10:00 AM

For Immediate Release

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Augusta Technical College and Local Nonprofit Band of Brothers, Inc. Announce Juneteenth Augusta Celebration

Augusta, GA, May 9, 2022

Augusta Technical College is pleased to announce a community collaboration with Band of Brothers Augusta, Inc. to celebrate Juneteenth.

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of the last remaining group of African-Americans slaves in 1865. It marks the first anniversary of the day that African Americans first learned of the Emancipation Proclamation, more than two years after it was initially issued. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture.

Augusta Technical College's schedule of events include:

  • Hosting a program on the Augusta Campus in the Information Technology; Guest Speaker will be Baruti Tucker, Owner of Humanitree
  • Art show
  • Dance performance by Icandy University Dance Group
  • 20-30 minute panel discussion & a short video giving a brief history of Juneteenth
  • Community Service Day
  • Backyard Festival in the Cougar Quad on the Augusta Campus including a DJ, vendors, and community groups and more.

Band of Brothers Augusta, Inc. will host their 6th Annual Juneteenth Augusta Weekend Celebration. This year's festivities will be held on Friday, June 17, at Mahogany Lounge, Juneteenth Edition at Paine College Heal Complex at 8pm; Saturday, June 17, Dayla at Jim Hudson Infiniti at 6pm (Augusta Technical College President Dr. Jermaine Whirl will be the keynote speaker), and Sunday, June 19, Festival at Augusta Commons at 12 noon.

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Band of Brothers Icon in Black composed of five masculine head outlines with various beard and hair styles shown at an angle with the closest on the left side. A horizontal white oval with black outlines on the outside and inside surrounds the heads. The words Band of Brothers is black font below the oval with a black line before and after the words.

Juneteenth Festival in Augusta logo composed of a green seal stamp with the state of GA in green centered inside. The words Band of Brothers Presents are in white font on the inner upper portion of the inner ring of the ribbon stamp. The word Juneteenth is in red font broken over two lines with teenth in a smaller font on the second line. The word Augusta is in smaller green italicized font below teenth. A red ribbon banner is horizontal across the bottom of the green ribbon stamp with the word festival in white font.

The Juneeteenth Dayla in Augusta logo composed of a black fist centered above the word Juneteenth which is surrounded by a green outline. The word Juneteenth is colored in three stripes horizontally: green, red and black from top to bottom. A green ribbon banner with the word Augusta in white font is centered below the word Juneteenth. Dayla is in red cursive font centered below the ribbon.

The Mahogany Lounge icon composed of a white retro stage mic surrounded by a white circle with red outlines. The word Mahogany is in white font and the circle mic replaces the O. The words The and Lounge are in gold metallic cursive font above and below the word Mahogany with the word the in smaller font.

The Juneeteenth Augusta logo composed of the word Juneteenth broken over two lines with teenth on a second line in green block font with th e line letters inside the blocks. A black circle with a green white and red outline has the upper half layered below Juneteenth with chained red arms raised vertically from the bottom of the cirlce toward the word Juneteenth. A black ribbon banner slightly overlaps the circles at the bottom with the word augusta in white block also with the line letters inside the blocks.


About Augusta Technical College

Augusta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public postsecondary institution that provides academic and technical education, customized business and industry training, continuing education, student support, economic development, and adult education services to its service area (Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties) at a competitive financial value. Associate of Science Degrees, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit are provided through traditional and distance delivery methods. For more information, visit

About Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers Augusta, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 founded on February 25, 2017. The organization promotes and ensures economic growth, community outreach, and mentorship throughout the CSRA community and aspires to make available and distribute resources within the CSRA to remove factors that limit opportunities and positive alternatives available to the community. For sponsorship information, email or call (706) 723-2590.

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